On behalf of myself and the ARLB I would like to extend my congratulations to John Montayne on being appointed to referee the Bank of Ireland Provincial Towns Cup Final which takes place this Sunday 29th April 2018 and wish him and Colm Roche (Sub Ref), Duncan Duke (Touch Judge), Simon Porter (4th Official) and Danny Fagan (5th Official) the best of luck on the day.
President ARLB 2017/18
Congratulations to Sean Gallagher who has been appointed to the World Rugby Under 20 Championship 2018 which will take place in Perpignan/Béziers/Narbonne, France from 30 May 2018 – 17 Jun 2018.
Congratulations to Chris Reynolds, Leinster Referee and Director of the Irish Coast Guard who accepted the People of the Year Award on behalf of the Coast Guard at the ceremony on Sunday night.
The Irish Coast Guard, the crew of Rescue 116, Caitríona Lucas and the community of Erris were honoured at the People of the Year Awards.
They were awarded in recognition of the heroic work by the men and women of the Irish Coast Guard who risk their lives to assist maritime and coastal communities, while the people of Erris were recognised for their contribution to the search for the missing crew of Rescue 116.
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A very warm welcome to todays Match Official Jerome Garces and his team. Jerome is one of our favorite referees in the Leinster Rugby Referees and it is always a pleasure to see him back. He made his first full international appearance in 2010, after refereeing the 2009 Junior World Championship in Japan. During the 2014 Autumn Internationals Jerome took charge of the Cook Cup match between Australia and England at Twickenham. Jerome won notable praise from both coaches due to the high level of fitness he showed in the match.
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Well done to our former President Wayne ‘Mush’ Sheridan on a superb refereeing career. Mush is a complete member of our organisation, a leader, a mentor, a figurehead and most importantly a good friend.
Wayne hung up the whistle last week after refereeing an Old Wesley Junior selection vs Dutch side Pickwick Players.
From Februarys Kings Match Program
A warm welcome to today’s officiating team. Sadly at time of writing I have no idea who they are.
We wish to extend warm congratulations to Joy Neville on her recent Pro 14 appointment. She added another piece of history to her already impressive CV when she took charge of Ulster’s 59-10 win over Southern Kings in the Guinness Pro14 at the Kingspan Stadium.
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